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Ryder System Traveling Class A CDL Driver - Travel Services in ST CHARLES, Illinois

Position Description

Join Ryder’s ELITE Driver Services team

Are you tired of over the road or regional routes week after week? Do you love to travel? What if you could travel more, gain additional training and development, while having all of your expenses paid and earning a paycheck at the same time? All of this IS HAPPENING NOW and is possible for YOU by joining our team of Unique Travel Drivers at Ryder.

As a travel driver, you'll be sent to different cities to support various customers while being paid for travel time to and from assignments and per diem! Routes can be “Local” (in Hotel at night) Regional or Transfer Assignments. Mobile assignments can vary in pay and durations; can be daily and go up to 3+ weeks. Shifts can vary up to 14 hours on-duty per day, 5-6 days a week.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have a great work ethic, good customer service skills, and be comfortable with travel and various shifts while being away from home. Adjustments come at times so flexibility with your schedule, route assignment and type of work is important in this role.

Expectations of this position include verifiable experience with all the following skills:

  • Be away from home for various time-frames based on assignment. Stay on a project that is anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks

  • Experience with a minimum of 2+ types of vehicles such as: Dry Van, Reefer, Tanker, Flatbed

  • Assist with loading and unloading / touch freight * as needed – based on assignment *

Text "St. Charles Travel" to Christian @ (904) 458-7339 for more info!

Additional Experience listed below will increase the availability of assignments (not required to be considered) :

  • Currently Hold 1+ Endorsement such as: Doubles, Triples, Tanker, Hazmat

  • Valid Passport

  • Enhanced License

  • TWIC Card


Ryder offers a variety of benefits to our Travel Drivers. Some of the many perks working with Ryder are listed below:

  • Paid Training and Development for Career Growth - Advancement From Within is our Passion!

  • Competitive pay – Route Pay varies based on assignment of: CPM, OR Per Hour + OT but all assignments do pay Travel Time at $17/hr

  • Per Diem everyday on assignment ($25/days off - $50/on route)

  • We cover ALL Travel Costs: Air, Rental Car, Hotels, Per Diem, Travel Time Pay

  • If any, ALL Job Related Expenses are Reimbursed per policy

  • All Shifts and Locations Available; 5-6 Days a Week

We know that there is various types of positions and there is a perfect job for everyone so we work hard to place you on assignments all over the United States, keeping Ryder and the Ryder Customers we support on the road.

Ryder is a Fortune 500 Company who has worked in the transportation industry for over 85 years. We have a proven track record of safety, success, and growth from within. At Ryder, we are dedicated to developing your current skills to enhance future opportunities and career growth.




  • Minimum 22 years of age

  • Pass a Ryder Drug Test

  • Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including Drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

  • Pass a DOT physical

  • Pass a Ryder road test

  • Provide appropriate CDL and endorsements for the position

  • Must have Class A verifiable experience in a tractor trailer or comparable vehicle:

  • 2 years’ experience within the past 3 years, OR

  • 3 years’ experience within the last 5 years, OR

  • 5 years’ experience within the last 10 years

  • Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions

  • Ability to read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations policies and/or procedures

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


This position is primarily responsible for safely driving a commercial vehicle and requires compliance with safety & DOT Regulations, continuous training and customer service.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines

  • Detecting and eliminating or minimizing safety hazards Maintaining accurate records and logs

  • Loading/Unloading freight or assisting in the loading/unloading of freight if required by customer

  • Other tasks as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/21/2020 4:25 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-86237

Primary State/Province IL

Primary City ST CHARLES

Category Drivers

Employment Type Regular - Part Time (5)

Travel Requirements Driver

Position Code 0601